sonde

play
noun \ˈsänd\

Definition of sonde

  1. :  any of various devices for testing physical conditions (as at high altitudes, below the earth's surface, or inside the body)

Origin and Etymology of sonde

French, literally, sounding line — more at sound

Learn More about sonde


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sonde? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!